August Club Meet - Sublime Technologies

04 Aug : 06:21
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Next WRX Club meeting is going to be a little different…. We are not going to learn about cars, we are going to learn about smart homes.
Post up clip to show a bit of what we do.

Sublime Technologies
Address: Unit 5 / 1 Steel St
Capalaba. QLD 4157

We will have some demos and lucky door prize of a pair of Clipsal Bluetooth in ceiling speakers. (see pic attached)
BBQ, drinks and great friends as normal.

BYO seats and jumper as we will be outside for most of it.

Karting Time - Game Over

04 Aug : 06:20
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Game Over is home to the Grand Prix Indoor karting track; it’s the first of its kind in Australia.

At Game Over we pride ourselves on being huge fans of the electric go kart! Our electric go karts have several clear advantages over its gas-powered rivals, including a low environmental impact, absence of exhaust fumes, and superior performance. With a 20hp DC electric motor that produces far more torque than other kart engines, our electric karts have superb acceleration out of tight corners; while a gas engine can get bogged down, our electric motors are capable of delivering maximum torque instantaneously. And unlike a gas-powered kart, an electric go kart can be programmed to a variety of pre-set speeds to accommodate guests of varying skill levels, including beginner, intermediate and advanced.

With 22 Adult and 12 Junior go karts there is plenty of fun to be had for the whole family.

The Club will be hosting a Karting day out at Game Over Gold Coast on the 27th August.

We will be completing 3 Session which is $99. There will be a group that will be running in the Shifter Karts, but they are extra :)

East Brisbane State School car show

02 Aug : 12:54
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Do you have a race car or a shiny car you'd like to show off? Club member Nev Scott's Daughter needs your help! Would anyone be available on the 3rd of September to be in the East Brisbane State School car show? The show starts from 9 (but we will meet up earlier to ensure we are all together) and finishes around 3. We will also be asking some of the 86 shop boys to join us too.

This is for a good cause, the P&C are trying to raise money to restock the library with current material and also provide some computers. Sadly funding for the school is slightly limited, so we should do what we can to help out.

If are you are interested, please put your name down in the forum.

More details on meeting points and car positions later on.

Meet'n'Greet @ Riverdale Park

15 Jul : 07:26
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The Club invites you and your family along to a Meet and Greet the WRX Club is holding at Riverdale Park

There will be a free BBQ for all members and new comers, we encourage you to bring along the family and enjoy the morning.

We will be there from 10am with a 12pm lunch.

Please RSVP either on the forum or on Facebook so we can cater correctly.

Look forward to seeing everyone there and don'f forget to bring something to site on.

July Club Meeting - Yatala Pies

04 Jul : 08:52
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Are you feeling hungry???

Yatala Pies has been a Queensland landmark for over 130 years, and their pies are second to none! Come by on Tuesday and enjoy an evening with the WRX Club of Qld at our July Club Meeting.

Meeting will be kicking off at 18:30 at Yatala Pies, (Exit 38) 48 Old Pacific Hwy, Yatala QLD 4207.

June Meet - Car Care Products

29 May : 08:22
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Car care products will be hosting the June meeting. We will be having a BBQ for members of the club staring at 6:30pm with the club meeting starting around 7 on the 13th of June

Care car products will talk about different types of paint protection and from waxes to paint protection film.

Car Care Products
Brisbane – 2/55 Clarence Street
Coorparoo QLD 4151

The May WRX Cruise

28 May : 08:22
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What a great day for a drive in the mountains. The weather was perfect. Plenty of cold air to help engines run more efficiently. Some members were so keen, they were waiting in the dark at the start.

The drive to Howell's Knob Lookout was sensational. There were lots of great roads and no traffic. A reward for those who paid the price and got out of bed early. We made such good time that we had an extended stay at the lookout since Rick's Garage doesn't open until 10am. We filled in the time talking, eating morning tea, and admiring the view. Thanks to Jason for providing the culinary delights.

From the lookout, it was only a short 30 minute run to Rick's Garage. Luckily, we all found a car park in Palmwoods. Car parks are at a premium on Saturday mornings. The service at Rick's Garage was amazing. The food and coffee was on the tables in minutes. You need to take a big apatite with you. The servings are huge.

After filling up with food, we headed back to the highway via the back roads. The end of a great morning's drive and good company. Thanks for staying safe.

Article: Scott Sadler
Photos: Steffi Brown

WRX Club Dirt Day - Saturday, 1st July, 2017

04 May : 19:34
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WRX Club Dirt Day - Saturday, 1st July 2017

ONLY 20 DRIVERS get in and pay early to secure your spot.

To all those who want to drive in the dirt this day is for you. The club has hired the Dirt circuit at IWMAC for a full day of fun. This event has been run previously so some of you have been to the event before. For those of you that haven't it is a great day to see if you are interested in driving on the dirt whilst not being an all competitive day.

Please find below entry prices-

Drivers - $100
Passengers - $5 or pay on the day

There will be a Driver’s and Passenger's Disclaimer you must agree to and sign to participate. Attached below. It will speed up registration if you could print your's out and have it completed.

The drivers & passengers must attend the drivers briefing, sign in and agree to the rules. Both drivers and passengers will be given a wrist band that will be supplied once all the above has been undertaken.

Gates will open at 7.30am with the track opening at 9am. A BBQ lunch and drinks (bottled water) are included for all attendees. So, even if you are not running, come along and have a look and have lunch with us.
This is a private event which will result in a lot of fun track time for all involved with the focus on enjoyment.

Proceedings of the day-
07:30 - Arrive and set up camp. Please feel free to bring seats and marquees
07:45 - Drivers Briefing
08:45 – Car checks and sighting laps.
09:00 - 12:00 - Runs
12:00 - 12:30 - Lunch
12:30 - 15:30 - Runs


No door to door racing.
No official timing.
No more than 3 cars on the track at one time. Depending on how the day is going and driver attitude, we may allow more on the track as the day progresses.
Laps will be starting from a standing start on the starting pad you will be waved on to the track where you will complete 1 standing lap and 2 flying laps (this may be changed throughout the day depending on the general feeling - 3 laps is a good place to start as cars don't get too hot).
When you are shown the chequered flag, your run has ended. This could be the end of your run, it could be a problem with your car or it could be a problem on the track. If you think you were shown the flag or are even not sure it was meant for you, GET OFF THE TRACK!!! THERE WILL BE ZERO TOLERANCE ON THIS, AND A SINGLE BREACH YOU WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE.
Helmets, Neck to Wrist to Ankle nonflammable clothes
Civil Driver’s License Required
Passenger laps you can bring people out for a spin (they will have to have Helmets, Neck to Wrist to Ankle nonflammable clothes)
There is no need to rush at the start of the day - I can guarantee that there will be times when there is only one car on the track (and sometimes none) so you will get plenty of lap time.